The Second City, The Premise, and Early-Sixties Satiric Cabaret and Revue
This chapter investigates improvisational stage performance further, demonstrating how the Second City, the Premise, and several British-based revues deployed spontaneous social criticism to pick at the root causes of the private and public anxieties that young, educated, middle-class Americans experienced in the late 1950s and early 1960s.
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